Savita Farooqui

Axyom was founded by technology expert Savita Farooqui who leads professional best practices and advises on policy frameworks in blockchain application.

Savita is the founder and managing partner of SymSoft Solutions, an award-winning design and technology firm. Since 2006, SymSoft Solutions has provided web and mobile applications, enterprise websites, and data analytics solutions to a large roster of public and private sector clients.

In the context of Web3, she serves as a:

  • Chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Blockchain Governance Standards Working Group to define governance standards and maturity models in blockchain application
  • Member of Blockchain Advocacy Coalition’s Verifiable Credentials Policy Committee, working to establish open standard verifiable credentials and pilot verifiable credentials technology.
  • Contributing expert to the Global COVID Certificate Network, which creates interoperable and trustworthy verification of COVID certificates for safe global travel.

Savita was named a “Champion of Change” by President Obama for technology development that furthers government openness and responsiveness to its citizens. The Sacramento Business Journal also recognized her as a “Woman Who Means Business” in 2016. She currently serves on the California Department of General Services’ Small Business Council, where she represents the voice of small businesses in state contracting matters.

My entire career has helped government increase trust using technology that enables greater transparency and responsiveness. Blockchain provides one of the most exciting opportunities to do this in ways that will make a real impact in people’s lives in a wide range of applications.
—Savita Farooqui